(January 18, 2015)
As advised by doctors, Darrell Lanigan sat out tonight's $10,000 to win 'Wild West Shootout' finale at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona. Darrell will fly back home on Monday and will visit a specialist to decide what to do with his broken right thumb, which he injured during Saturday's main event.

(January 17, 2015) Darrell Lanigan and the Childress Racing team entered the penultimate event of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries today at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona. Darrell, who has been on fire the last week in the desert, slapped the wall in his heat race and finished eighth, while he later stormed through the pack in his B-Main to grab the second transfer spot. After starting nineteenth on the grid in the $3,000 to win main event, Darrell was unfortunately involved in an early race skirmish, which resulted in him suffering a broken right thumb. The Union, Kentucky superstar wound up twenty-fourth in the final rundown tonight in Tucson and is currently questionable for tomorrow evening's $10,000 to win finale.

(January 16, 2015) Darrell Lanigan, of Union, Kentucky, picked up his second feature win of the 2015 'Wild West Shootout' tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona!!! Aboard the #f5 mount for Childress Racing, Darrell won his heat race from the pole position and later started the 30-lap main event from the outside of the fourth row. He then blasted into the lead on lap eleven and led the remainder of the distance in the caution-free affair to score the $3,000 triumph over Billy Moyer, Rodney Sanders, Ronny Lee Hollingsworth, and Ryan Gustin! (Photo Finish Photos)

(January 14, 2015) Following a few days off to rest and relax in the desert, round three of the 9th Annual 'Wild West Shootout' took place tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona and a $3,000 top prize was up for grabs. Darrell Lanigan bagged another heat race triumph prior to starting the 30-lapper from the outside of the second row. After jumping the cushion early in the race, Darrell stormed to the front in the caution-free affair, eventually settling for an impressive runner-up outing behind only race winner Rodney Sanders!

(January 11, 2015) The Childress Racing team and driver Darrell Lanigan were back at it again today at USA (AZ) Raceway, as round two of the 'Wild West Shootout' paid $5,000 to the winner. Darrell scored the win in his heat race and later started the 30-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row. The Union, Kentucky native then hustled his #f5 entry past six competitors during the A-Main en route to a strong third place performance behind only winner Tony Jackson, Jr. and runner-up Adam Hensel.

(January 10, 2015) Darrell Lanigan kicked off his 2015 racing season in winning style tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona, as he emerged victorious in the 'Wild West Shootout' lid lifter! Driving a Black Diamond by Club 29 racecar for the Childress Racing team, Darrell advanced up to second in his heat race to finish behind only prelim winner Stormy Scott. After earning the pole position prior to the start of the 30-lap headliner, Darrell led the first circuit of the race before regaining the point from Billy Moyer, Jr. on lap 21. The Union, Kentucky superstar then led the remainder of the distance to capture the $3,000 payday over Billy Moyer, Chase Junghans, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Rodney Sanders! (Photo Finish Photos)

(January 8, 2015)
Union, Kentucky star Darrell Lanigan announced today that he will start his 2015 campaign from January 10-18 at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona! The six-race 'Wild West Shootout' will be held for the ninth time at the newly renamed facility and winning purses once again range from $3,000 to $10,000. Darrell will fly out to Tucson and will pilot a Black Diamond by Club 29 racecar out of the Childress Racing shop. You can view the schedule dates that Darrell confirmed today for 2015 by clicking on the SCHEDULE page of the website!

(November 30, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) wrapped up their 2014 racing season over the November 28-29 weekend in the annual running of the 'Turkey 100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. The Crate Late Model biggie once again paid $20,000 to the winner and 62 competitors signed in for the Thanksgiving weekend showdown. Darrell Lanigan unfortunately finished ninth in his heat race on Friday night and did not transfer out of the B-Mains on Saturday evening, which kept him out of the 100-lap headliner. Complete results from the season-ending 'Turkey 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

(November 23, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan was a surprise entrant in the 10th Annual 'NeSmith World Championship Race' at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida on November 21-22. The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series season finale boasted a $10,000 winner's check and attracted a strong 42 car field. On Friday night, Darrell timed in second quickest in his group during the qualifying session and later scored the win in heat race action. The Union, Kentucky superstar was slated to start Saturday's 100-lapper from the pole position, but inclement weather unfortunately pushed back the 'NeSmith World Championship Race' until January 31, 2015. More information from the weekend at Ocala can be viewed online at www.nesmithracing.com.

(November 9, 2014)
The Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) team concluded the World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign with a bang on November 6-8 in the 8th Annual 'World of Outlaws World Finals' at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina! A stellar field of 77 competitors piled into the pit area at the 4/10-mile speedplant and a pair of $12,000 top prizes were up for grabs. On Thursday night, Darrell Lanigan posted the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session for Friday's program, while he timed in fourth quickest in Group B for Saturday's showdown.

In front of a huge Charlotte crowd, Darrell won his heat race on Friday evening prior to drawing the fourth starting spot for the 50-lapper. He worked the high-side to perfection and passed leader Chris Madden for the thrilling win on the last lap to pocket the $12,000 check. The seventeenth series win of the season for the Union, Kentucky superstar came over Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Dennis Erb, Jr. In Saturday's finale, Darrell ran second in heat race action prior to working his way up to fifth in the 50-lap headliner to finish behind only victor Jimmy Owens, Tim McCreadie, Scott Bloomquist, and Billy Moyer. By just showing up in the Charlotte area this weekend, Darrell clinched his third WOOLMS National Championship! Complete results from the 'World Finals' weekend can be accessed online at www.woolms.com. (Barry Lenhart Photo)

(October 26, 2014)
Union, Kentucky star Darrell Lanigan jumped behind the wheel of a Childress Racing #f5 Black Diamond by Club 29 racecar over the October 24-25 weekend at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi. The 20th edition of the Coors Light 'Fall Classic' drew 48 entrants to the 3/8-mile oval and a $15,000 payday was on the line. Darrell grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his heat race on Friday night, which lined him up starting from the inside of the seventh row in Saturday's 100-lap mega-event. Unfortunately, Darrell's feature was a short one, as he drew a lap 11 caution and ultimately retired from the 'Fall Classic' in the twenty-fourth spot. Full results from Whynot can be obtained by clicking on www.whynotmotorsportspark.com.

(September 28, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) made a rare appearance with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on September 25-27 at the hallowed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, as Darrell Lanigan was gunning for his second straight 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' title. The three-day crown jewel spectacular kicked off with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary programs at the 1/2-mile Marion County fairgrounds speedplant. On Thursday evening, Darrell ran third in his heat race prior to climbing all the way up to second in the 25-lap main event to finish behind only victor Jonathan Davenport. At Knoxville on Friday night, Darrell finished fifth in his heat race, won the B-Main, and later wound up fifteenth at the conclusion of the caution-free 25-lapper.

By virtue of his strong points performance on Thursday, the Union, Kentucky superstar earned the rights to the outside of the front row for Saturday's 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' headliner, which once again boasted a hefty $40,000 payday. Darrell then tracked down polesitter Brian Birkhofer to lead laps 31-40, but unfortunately jumped the cushion late in the 100-lap main event while running just outside of the top five. He wound up suffering front end damage as a result and retired on lap 86 in the nineteenth position. Complete results from Knoxville Raceway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

(September 14, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan and his #29 DLR team stood tall in World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory lane for a record 16th time in 2014 on Saturday evening, September 13 at the dirt-covered Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan! After Friday's $8,000 to win 'Down & Dirty 100' weekend opener was nixed by Mother Nature, Darrell set his sights on a third race title in as many years at the sprawling 7/16-mile speedplant. The Union, Kentucky superstar knocked down the fastest lap overall during qualifying, won his heat race, and later redrew the fourth starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 65-lap headliner. Darrell then led laps 4-5 and 14-65 of Saturday's rugged shootout to score the $15,000 payday over Tim McCreadie, Shane Clanton, Rick Eckert, and Scott Bloomquist! Complete results from the rain-shortened 'Down & Dirty 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.woolms.com. (Jim DenHamer Photo)

(September 7, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) rolled into the hallowed ground of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 4-6 for the 44th edition of the 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza kicked off on Thursday and Friday with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, each of which paid $5,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Darrell Lanigan won his heat race before slipping back to eighth at the finish of his 25-lap feature event. At Eldora on Friday evening, Darrell once again scored the win in his heat race and later earned a strong fifth place performance in his 25-lapper, as he trailed only winner Matt Miller, Randy Korte, Tim McCreadie, and R.J. Conley.

When the stakes were raised much higher on Saturday, all eyes were focused on the prestigious globe trophy and the $47,000 payday. Darrell grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race, which lined him up starting sixteenth on the grid in the 'World 100.' During the course of the 100-lap grind, the Union, Kentucky superstar fought valiantly to advance forward in the race before eventually settling for a sixteenth place effort. Complete results from the action-packed 'World 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

(September 1, 2014)
Darrell Lanigan's 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series win total now stands at fifteen following a pair of big wins over the Labor Day holiday weekend (August 29-31) in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania! Things kicked off on Friday night at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania. Darrell clicked off the fastest lap overall during qualifying and later won his heat race. After drawing the pole position prior to the 50-lap main event, Darrell led laps 1-3 and 17-50 en route to capturing the $10,000 payday ahead of Rick Eckert, Tim Fuller, Tim McCreadie, and Eric Wells!

The action quickly shifted to Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania on Saturday and Sunday for two more WOOLMS showdowns. On Saturday evening, Darrell once again set Fast Time during qualifying and appeared to pick up another heat race win, but was disqualified due to weighing in light at the scales. After taking a series provisional, the Union, Kentucky star blasted past nineteen competitors during the $8,000 to win headliner on his way to a strong fourth place effort behind only winner Tim McCreadie, Shane Clanton, and Rick Eckert. Darrell then capped off his impressive holiday weekend on Sunday with a $10,000 triumph at Selinsgrove, as he won his heat race and led all fifty circuits of the feature! Full results from the tripleheader can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.


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